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Integrating individuals with access and functional needs in exercises toolkit for North Carolina emergency managers

KAILES, June Isaacson

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This guidance is for a broad audience including emergency professionals across settings and sectors, government, education, business, and nonprofit.
The guidance are aimed at people who may need additional, targeted response assistance to;
1. maintain their health, safety and independence in an emergency
2. receive, understand and act on emergency messages
3. evacuate during an emergency.

Resources on youth reproductive health and HIV/AIDS

Interagency Youth Working Group [IYWG]

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A global resource providing materials designed for working with young people (aged 10 - 24) in developing countries. The website includes; training materials, research tools, guidance on key programme areas and best practice, a database of recent resources and websites for youth. IYWG is a network of 10 NGOs, donors and cooperating agencies. The website is supported by the US Agency for International Development and the content is overseen by Family Health International

USAID primer : what we do and how we do it

March 2005

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This document outlines the purpose, strategies, procedures and structure of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The types of assistance USAID provides include: capacity building, training, food aid, disaster relief infrastructure development, loans and credit guarantees. The primer has been designed primarily for employees of other federal agencies but can be useful resource for NGOs working with USAID

Disability dialogue [formerly CBR news]

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Disability Dialogue exchanges information between disabled people and development, health and rehabilitation workers, and aims to promote disability equality, and good policy and practice. It focuses on practical information about community approaches and appropriate equipment. Regional language, braille and audio-cassette editions are produced in collaboration with partner organisations in developing countries as follows:
(Bangla) Social Assistance for the Physically Vulnerable (SARPV), PO Box 4208, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh. E-mail:
(English for Africa and Portuguese) Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD), PO Box 2247, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Email:
(English braille and Indian language audio-cassette) Blind People's Association of India, Dr Vikram Sarabhai Rd Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 015, India. E-mail:
Languages: English / English braille / Bangla / Gujarati / Hindi / Portuguese / Audio-cassette editions are available for most languages Frequency: Three times a year Approx number of pages: 12 ill
The first three issues of Disability Dialogue and the last four issues of CBR News, produced by Healthlink Worldwide, are available on the Internet
Publication has now ceased

National Head Start Association

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Created in 1965, Head Start is a long-running, national school readiness program in the United States. It provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Nearly 25 million pre-school aged children have benefited from Head Start. The National Head Start Association is a private not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of Head Start children and their families. This website contains a wealth of resources, tools, and information materials around school readiness, training and advocacy

National empowerment center


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The National Empowerment Center aims to help individuals and groups develop the knowledge and ability to transform the mental health service system toward a more recovery-oriented and consumer-and family-driven approach. The website contains information about the center, a listing of consumer-run organisation and advocacy groups in all 50 states, and links to related resources and events. This website is useful to people interested in mental health


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